Total – “I Saw Your Mum At Ladbroke Grove Station Smelling Like Cat Piss Selling Playstation” Mix by Total on Mixcloud
Elijah is a journalist and one half of Butterz, a Grime DJ duo born from a blog that have seen a real surge in interest over the past few months. Showcasing their unique instrumental-based sound across the continent and beyond, they have helped redefine Grime in 2010 by bringing producers to the fore. Working closely with producers such as Terror Danjah, Swindle and Royal-T, their eponymously-named label has gone from strength-to-strength and looks set to steal more limelight in the new year.
We caught up with Elijah to discuss future moves and what bringing Butterz blog to a close means for the scene.
New release from Royal T out 29th November
The Fold is proud to present a mash up of Super Street Fighter IV and Royal T’s Kick Out. Royal alluded in Beat Blog 2 that, On the drops for example I see explosions, fight scenes and car chases. In fact, try playing this over a Street Fighter 4 trailer and it fits really well! [...]
Every month on Welcome To The Fold, Grime producer Royal-T airs rarities, sketches, samples, remixes and other work from his archive. This month, Royal T presents ‘CD is Dead (Royal T RMX)’ With this one I bought the acapella from iTunes, whacked it into Fruity and came up with a nice little 2-Step type beat [...]
Every month on Welcome To The Fold, Grime producer Royal-T airs rarities, sketches, samples, remixes and other work from his archive. This month, Royal T presents ‘Kick Out.’ [soundcloud width="100%" height="81" params="" url="http://soundcloud.com/threefold_media/royal-t-kick-out"] Royal T – Kick Out by Threefold_Media ‘Kick Out’ is just a fast-paced beat that I made to bring hype to a [...]
It’s one day to go until ‘1UP’ hits those digital stores ladies and gents. So before you all navigate to iTunes and the like to buy it with your ill-gotten xmas money, Royal would like to give you one more giveaway. P-Money’s version of 1UP has been a 2009 smash putting both producer and MC [...]
Put down those stupid turkey sandwiches Grime Fans and get your fingertips ready, because with two days to go until Royal T’s ‘1UP’ EP hits digital stores, he has another exclusive fo’ yo’ ass! As if you didn’t know, Royal T has had a fantastic year and is a sure bet for Best Newcomer 2009. [...]
Royal T is, without doubt, one of the brightest Grime talents to emerge this year. His fast-paced productions contain a ferocious energy that brings the best out of MC’s and DJ’s alike. The 28th of December sees the digital release of his debut, the ‘1UP’ EP on No Hats No Hoods, and to celebrate, the [...]
As we all know, Christmas is fast approaching and as we all also know, many of you will be struggling to think of interesting gift ideas for your nearest and dearest. ‘What shall we buy to show our love?!’ we hear you cry. Well, fear not, for we at the Fold know that sometimes, thinking [...]
Grime music has always had a healthy fascination with violence and videogames. Boy Better Know member JME is renowned for his love of the virtual platform, frequently infusing his lyrics with playful references to Street Fighter and Call Of Duty. ‘Chillin’ Wid Da Mandem’, Dizzee’s romantic ode to his compatriots on latest album ‘Tongue ‘N’ [...]